40 Mushroom Recipes That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Controversial Vegetable
We know, we know. There’s no vegetable (well, fungi) more polarizing than mushrooms. But hear us out: They’re a surprisingly versatile (not to mention tasty) addition to meat dishes, pastas and salads alike. The key is cooking them properly with simple ingredients that bring out their earthy, umami-rich flavor. Here are 40 mushroom recipes that will lead the way.
1. Baked Chicken and Mushroom Risotto
A risotto that’s creamy sans stirring? And ready to devour in 45 minutes? Believe it, friends.
11. Vegan Butternut Mac and ‘Cheese’ with Smoky Shiitake ‘Bacon’
Here, shiitake mushrooms are transformed into an uncanny vegan bacon substitute that pairs seamlessly with the cashew-based "cheese" sauce.
13. Restorative Miso Noodle Soup
Chicken noodle? We don't know her. Catch us making this 30-minute gem to combat every cold we get this winter.
20. 20-Minute Mushroom Stroganoff
Behold: a vegetarian take on beef stroganoff that's just as flavorful and comforting. The shrooms are flambéed in whiskey before being finished with crème fraîche and parsley.
21. Polenta with Roasted Mushrooms and Bacon
Want to make this savory, salty treasure a full meal? Top it with a sunny-side up egg.
23. Caramelized Mushroom Pasta with Crispy Prosciutto
You're only eight ingredients and 30 minutes away from your new favorite pasta dish. Caramelizing the mushrooms instead of simply sautéing them deepens their flavor.
26. Wild Mushroom Galette
The herby crust is a natural match for luscious Gruyère, tangy crème fraîche and fruity, earthy chanterelles.
33. Pasta with Italian Sausage, Kale and Mushrooms
A little bit healthy, a lot delicious. Think chopped kale, baby bella mushrooms, all the garlic and a dash of vino.
38. Marsala Pasta with Spicy Italian Sausage and Mushrooms
A savory, meaty hug in a bowl, courtesy of Coterie member Jesse Reilly. Finish each bowl with lots of grated Parm, chopped basil and crushed red pepper flakes.
40. One-Pan Chicken in Mushroom Sauce
Minimal cleanup and maximum flavor. Serve it over pasta, zoodles, rice or even fresh greens.
For even more great recipes, check out our first cookbook, Only the Good Stuff.